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Creating Prithviraj Chauhan with prosthetics

Fifty two-year-old Akshay Kumar will have to rely on prosthetics to play the character, who was 26 when he died.

Akshay Kumar

Prithviraj Chauhan was 26 when he was killed. Akshay Kumar — who essays the role of the warrior in an upcoming film eponymously called Prithviraj — turned 52 earlier this year. The film is rolled out by Yash Raj Films and is directed by Chandra Prakash Dwivedi.

Therefore, it was not surprising that in certain sections of the film where the actor has to look half his age, a mere Photoshop or computer graphics will not do. For the film ...

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